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Trenciansky Hrad, Trencin

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Rising above the historical city center, Trenciansky Hrad rests on foundations dating back to the Bronze Age. Visit the castle, built upon a rocky hill, and explore its series of stone fortifications that themselves date back to the 11th century. Admire its sturdy construction, featuring bulky defensive towers topped by pointed roofs and surrounded by thick stone walls. Inside the castle, visit the local museum, where you can gain more in-depth knowledge about the history of the castle, town, and region itself through displays featuring arms, armor, household items, paintings, and other remnants of the castle's time as a noble residence. Make Trenciansky Hrad a part of your Trencin vacation plans using our Trencin trip planning site.
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  • When I saw the photos of this castle on-line, I decided to come to Trencin. It was a bit slippery to hike up to the castle. But the castle itself was stunning and the view was spectacular, especially....  more
    When I saw the photos of this castle on-line, I decided to come to Trencin. It was a bit slippery to hike up to the castle. But the castle itself was stunning and the view was spectacular, especially....  more »
  • Great looking castle and lovely location in the heart of historic town of Trencin. Staff offered us help but disappeared and we had to wait for a bit more. Will recommend though! 
    Great looking castle and lovely location in the heart of historic town of Trencin. Staff offered us help but disappeared and we had to wait for a bit more. Will recommend though!  more »
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  • very lovely city with great castle on top. You can see that they have fair share of tourist. I had a nice walk with my family around it through castle park and there was also a road for baby trolley :)
  • Great place to visit with spectacular views! Very different architecture compared to other Slovak castles. The castle on the beautiful big rock is situated right in the city centre. The main square underneath offers nice coffee shops with open air terraces and good ice cream, good target to spend a pleasant summer afternoon.

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